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Old 11-03-2009, 07:38 PM   #1
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Default old school probs

Hello, I'm working with an old HP computer I bought back in 98 it was runnin 98se. I decided to pull it out of the closet and hook it up. This was the first computer I had ever touched and I'm pretty sure I ruined it and stuffed it in the closet... anyhow my issue. I turn on the pc and all that loads is "operating system not found" and that's it. I cant seem to get passed this no matter what. I even try to use the hp system restore disks and still nothin. I have tried to enter bios but I cannot get in. I was goin to attempt a boot from my jump drive but I can't get to that, I am out of ideas and hope that maybe you guys have some suggestions.

Thanks a million for you wisdom!

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Old 11-05-2009, 06:45 AM   #2
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Format/Reload w/CD.

Don't take life too seriously -- no one gets out alive. Plus, who wants to arrive to the hereafter in pristine condition wearing a suit and tie?
I want to slide in sideways, worn out, used up, hair a mess, clothes tattered, & screaming, "Whooo! What a ride!"
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Old 11-06-2009, 01:38 PM   #3
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check to see if the bios reconizes the HD
check HD connections
If all is well then id try booting from a CD like previously stated
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